TABLE OF CONTENTS 2015 issue 5

Defence Procurement Process
BY GEORGE MacDONALD

The latest DPS Report Card indicates the process has become more complex, and questions the process of restricting innovation options.

VAdm (ret) DREW ROBERTSON

Now with a new government, a serious review of Canada’s defence policy is urgently called for.

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

A recurring theme in many FrontLine articles over the last decade, the need for a clarification of vital national interests on which to articulate clear policy reverberates strongly in this edition.

A Retrospective Interview Compendium
BY TIM LYNCH

A robust foreign policy requires a robust defence policy – were both lacking for the mission in Afghanistan?

BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS

The 21st century has been called a maritime century, but Canadians don’t see themselves as a maritime nation. Many factors impact the existing and future maritime capability, and can often have unforeseen consequences.

The Island Hopping War
BY SUNIL RAM

Examining the complex impacts of asserting military control in a volatile region.

BY ADAM P MACDONALD

Since China became a nuclear power in 1964, they have maintained a small nuclear force. Those assets are being strengthened substantially.

A Not-So-Fine Distinction
BY HUDSON ON THE HILL

Is it essential to include Mexico as an equal defence partner with Canada and the United States?

BY MARK WILLIS

"We cannot defend our European way of life if we don’t do more for our defence”, says Poland’s foreign minister.

Commander Peter Bergen Henegouwen (Royal Netherlands Navy)
Pooling and Sharing Resources
BY MURIELLE DELAPORTE

Standing NATO Mine Counter-Measures Group One (SNMCMG 1) contributes to keeping sea trade safe and open.

BY ROBBIN LAIRD

A strategy built around shaping innovative ways to integrate assets in support of air and joint operations.

BY JEAN-MARC TANGUY

After years of research and investment, robotic technology deserves a greatly expanded role in many areas.

BY FRONTLINE

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